As President-elect Trump arrives at the white house to meet with President Obama, the inaugural swearing-in ceremony is also underway, with musical guests performing before the opening remarks, Pittsburgh’s Jackie Evancho sings the national anthem and Trump takes the oath of office.
INCREDIBLE: Rescue crews have located up to eight people alive in the kitchen of a hotel in Italy that was crushed by an avalanche Wednesday.

Rescue crews find 8 people alive after Italy avalanche
WPXI Katherine Amenta is at Indiana Avenue in Washington, D.C., where protesters are gathered ahead of Donald J. Trump's inauguration.

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“She was funny and full of life and she was a drug addict.”

ICYMI: A local mother is keeping a promise she made to her daughter -- by getting very candid about the 20-year-old’s heroin overdose death.

Keeping a promise: Mother writes open, honest obituary for daughter who overdosed
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A judge will decide what happens to "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller.

'Dance Moms' star's 2-day sentencing hearing set to begin
A trip to the Super Bowl isn't the only thing on the line when The Pittsburgh Steelers play the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game Sunday.

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Gov. Wolf accepts friendly wager over AFC Championship Game
WET COMMUTE: Rain is moving back into the area, just in time for the morning commute. WPXI Valerie Smock is tracking it NOW on Channel 11 Morning News.

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TRAFFIC AND WEATHER ALERT: As rain and freezing rain moves into the area, the HOV lanes will remain closed for the morning commute. Channel 11 Morning News has traffic and weather updates EVERY 10 MINUTES.

Channel 11 Morning News is LIVE in Washington, D.C. for Inauguration Day. WPXI Katherine Amenta is anchoring our coverage as we hear from the local people who are participating and protesting.

Donald J. Trump will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States. From the security, to the protests and the local people who will witness history -- WPXI Katherine Amenta is anchoring our coverage from Washington, D.C. on Channel 11 Morning News.

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president
The video in question shows a German shepherd struggling with a trainer as people on set appear to try to guide the dog into a pool of water rigged to create the effect of rushing waves.

'A Dog's Purpose' premiere cancelled as video of possible abuse investigated
Inauguration Day has finally arrived. Donald Trump will be sworn in tomorrow morning as the 45th President of the United States.

Right now, the Franklin Regional Marching Band is on its way to DC for the Inaugural parade, while demonstrators here are working out their plans to make their voices heard.

WPXI Mike Holden unravels the dual roles our region is playing -- tonight on Channel 11...
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“She was funny and full of life -- and she was a drug addict.” In keeping a promise she made to her daughter, a mother is getting very candid about the 20-year-old’s heroin overdose death.

The lesson that this mother hopes others will learn by speaking openly and honestly about how her daughter died -- tonight on Channel 11 News at 11.
With the AFC championship game quickly approaching, several The Pittsburgh Steelers players and staff members have been affected by a flu bug this week -- including kicker Chris Boswell.

LATEST on the team’s final preparations ahead of Sunday’s big game against the New England Patriots -- tonight on Channel 11 News at 11.

Flu bug makes its way through Steelers locker room days before AFC championship game
Authorities say they found an additional 10 bags of heroin on the man after taking him into custody and bringing him to the Wilkinsburg police station.

Police: Man found in possession of 10 bricks of heroin during traffic stop
The U.S. Postal Service is raising the price of first-class Forever stamps from 47 cents to 49 cents.

USPS to hike price of 'Forever' stamps starting Sunday
The actor, who also starred in the 1987 film "RoboCop," had been battling throat cancer.

'NCIS: Los Angeles,' 'Crossing Jordan' actor Miguel Ferrer dead at 61
PITTSBURGH PRIDE: The Terrible Towels will be waving in support of The Pittsburgh Steelers during this weekend's Pittsburgh Penguins game.

Pens encourages fans to bring Terrible Towels to Sunday's hockey game
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"I have long admired Justice Clarence Thomas and deeply respect his judicial philosophy, dedication to the rule of law and his historic service on the bench of our nation’s highest court," Mike Pence said.

Schedule of inauguration events:

Clarence Thomas to make history as first black person to swear in a vice president